Tag Archives: FTC

  1. FTC investigates allegations of deceptive pricing tactics by Amazon

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    August 14, 2017 by Paul Dughi

    When a company like Amazon buys a company like Whole Food, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) takes a look at …
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  2. 93% of sponsored celebrity posts aren’t FTC complaint

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    August 10, 2017 by Paul Dughi

    The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently announced it was cracking down on improperly-labeled native advertising and disclosures on paid social …
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  3. When the majority of people tell me that doing something will negatively impact my brand, I take it seriously

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    May 21, 2017 by Paul Dughi

    When my son was very young, he was watching television one day and noticed one of the characters was drinking …
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  4. FTC cracks down on Zombie Cookies that track your online behavior even after you opt-out

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    May 11, 2017 by Paul Dughi

    The Federal Trade Commission has finalized a settlement with Turn over its use of Supercookies (also called Zombie Cookies). The …
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  5. Is your TV set gathering and sharing your habits?

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    January 24, 2017 by Paul Dughi

    I knew my “Smart TV” was a little different when I got my first one and discovered that just like …
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  6. Are legitimate news websites spreading fake news with widgets?

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    December 29, 2016 by Paul Dughi

    Will Google start penalizing publishers for using Taboola or Outbrain?  Should they? You may not know the names “Taboola” or …
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  7. Celebrities, athletes, influencers under fire for deceptive social media ads

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    September 8, 2016 by Paul Dughi

    The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is starting to look more closely at what’s being advertised in social media and how.  …
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